Mpumalanga, Mozambique bolster agri ties

The National African Farmers Union (Nafu) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the National Federation of Agrarian Associations of Mozambique (Fenagri). The MOU is aimed at improving agricultural collaboration between South Africa and the East African...

Using grasses and legumes to improve healthy soil

Ntokozo Happy Msiza’s petite physical frame and quiet demeanour belie her enviable academic achievement: an MSc degree and a PhD loading. This places her firmly within a cohort of exceptionally gifted young female students who are studying towards their doctorate...

Eloise: SA grains could save Moz from food crisis

Farmers in the eastern parts of Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal are fearing severe crop damage as tropical storm Eloise continues to wreak havoc through heavy rains and strong winds. The storm, which initially hit Madagascar and Mozambique as a cyclone, was...

Improved soil moisture across SA bodes well for agriculture activity

South Africa is having a great start of the 2020/21 agricultural season. Most regions of the country have been receiving higher rainfall since October, which is a period when summer grain plantings commence. Exhibit 1 from World Weather Inc nicely illustrates the...